Place:


Edlington  West Riding

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Edlington like this:

EDLINGTON, a parish in Doncaster district, W. R. Yorkshire; 2½ miles SE of Conisbrough r. station and 4¾ SE by S of Doncaster. Post town, Conisbrough, under Rotherham. Acres, 1, 727. Real property, £2, 314. Pop., 149. Houses, 34. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £260. Patron,-B. Wrightson, Esq. The church is ancient and good; and has a Norman arch, a square tower, and a memorial window, -the last of two lights, representing Christ's baptism and the last supper, and placed in it in 1859.

Edlington through time

Edlington is now part of Doncaster district. Click here for graphs and data of how Doncaster has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Edlington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Edlington, in Doncaster and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12398

Date accessed: 27th May 2017


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